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Concord in Merrimack County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

U.S.S. Maine Memorial

 
 
U.S.S. Maine Memorial Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Douglas Finney, June 28, 2019
1. U.S.S. Maine Memorial Tablet
Inscription.  
In Memoriam
U.S.S. Maine
Destroyed in Havana Harbor
February 15th 1898
This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine

 
Erected 1921.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, Spanish-AmericanWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the U.S.S. Maine Memorial Plaques series list.
 
Location. 43° 13.268′ N, 71° 33.107′ W. Marker is in Concord, New Hampshire, in Merrimack County. Upon entering Blossom Hill Cemetery at the main entrance near Rumford Street, go right up the hill toward the granite chapel. The Memorial is a few hundred feet north of the chapel. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 207 North State Street (Blossom Hill Cemetery), Concord NH 03301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. VFW Concord Post 1631 Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Dedicated to Honor (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memory of the Six Million Jews (approx. ¼ mile away); The Pierce Manse (approx. half a mile away);
United Spanish War Veterans Dedication Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Douglas Finney, June 28, 2019
2. United Spanish War Veterans Dedication Tablet
First Session of the Legislature at Concord (approx. 0.6 miles away); Franklin Pierce (approx. 0.6 miles away); The First Garrison in Concord (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of House (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Concord.
 
More about this memorial. The memorial consists of a natural, uncut gray granite boulder with three metal tablets affixed to it, located in a small triangular plot of land with cemetery roads on three sides.
 
United Spanish War Veterans Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Douglas Finney, June 28, 2019
3. United Spanish War Veterans Tablet
U.S.S. Maine Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Douglas Finney, June 28, 2019
4. U.S.S. Maine Memorial
Looking southerly, granite chapel can be seen beyond the Memorial.
U.S.S. Maine Memorial Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Douglas Finney, June 28, 2019
5. U.S.S. Maine Memorial Tablet
Looking northerly.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2019, by Douglas Finney of Concord, New Hampshire, USA. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 28, 2019, by Douglas Finney of Concord, New Hampshire, USA. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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